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On Wednesday, the 16th of October, little known, in most places, concerning 1822, St. Andrew's Church, Northford, the solemnity of our ritual on these ocz Connecticut, was consecrated to the casional services; there seems to be a service of Almighty God, by the Right peculiar propriety in holding the ordinaRey. Bishop Brownell.

tion of a Priest in the church where he On Friday, the 1st of November, is appointed to minister. In the in1822, the festival of All-Şaints, the holy fancy of the Church, the apostles Paul rite of confirmation was administered and Barnabas, as they passed through by the Right Rev. Bishop Bowen, in the churches of Asia, "grdained them St. Michael's Church, Charleston,South- elders in every church," Acts xiv. 23. Carolina, to fifty persons, Morning prayer was read by the Rey. Dr. Dal

New Church. cho, and an appropriate sermon, from Proverbs iij. 17, delivered by the Rev, ber, 1822, the corner stone of a new

On Thursday, the 17th of Decem: Mr. Lance, of Georgetown. The ser- church, to be called St, Matthew's vices were impressive, and the whole Church, was laid by the Right Rev. scene was peculiarly interesting, It is Bishop White, at the junction of Schuylthe practice of the Bishop to adminis- kill 'North Fourth and George and ter this rite about once a year, or thir- Powell streets, in Francisville, near this teen months, in each of the city city. The order of the ceremony was churches, in order that the persons pre- as follows:-An'address and prayer by senting themselves, on each occasion, the Bishop; the laying of the stone; a may not be inore in number than to ad- few verses of the 84th Psalm sung, and mit of the most satisfactory pastoral

an address delivered by the Rev. Mr. preparation of them. On Thursday the 19th of December, the whole concluded with the benedic

Allen, Rector of St. Paul's Church : 1822, the Rey, Edward Rutledge, ni- tion of the Bishop. This church is the nister of St. Thomas's parish, Charles- result of the exertions of the Protestton, South-Carolina, was admitted to

ant Episcopal Association of Penn the holy order of Priests by the Right township, under the direction of the Rev. Bishop Bowen. At an ordination heli , on Thursday, Rev.

Norman Nash, employed by them the 28th day of November, 1822, in St.

as a missionary in that neighbourhood.

Church Record.
Mary's Church, Newton, Lower Falls,
Massachusetts, the Right Rev. the Bi-
shop of the Eastern Diocess promoted

Literary Honours. the Rev. Alfred L. Baury to the holy At the commencement of Columbia order of Priests. Morning prayer was College, in August löst, the degree of read by the Rev. Isaac Boyle, Rector of D. D. was conferred on the Rev. ThoSt. Paul's, Dedham, and a sermon mas Lyell, Rector of Christ Church, in preached by the Right Rev. Bishop, this city; and on the Rev. John Reed, from Heb. y. 4, "No man taketh this Rector of Christ Church, Poughkeepsie honour unto himself but he that is called Dutchess county, New-York. of God, as was Aaron,” Immediately after morning prayer, confiripation was

Liberal Donations, administered to six persons. Mr. Baury A LADY in Connecticut has trans: has accepted the rectorship of the interferred to the Domestic and Foreign esting church at Newton, and, we un- Missionary Society of the Protestant derstand, is shortly to be instituted. It Episcopal Church, bonds expected 10 was a pleasing circumstance that he produce one thousand dollars. was ordained in the church where he

A GENTLEMAN residing in the Northis appointed to serye. Situated as we ern Neck of Virginia, has made to the are in this country, many of the mem- Theological Seminary of that diocess a bers of our Church having been educat valuable donation in rare old books of ed dissenters; so little being thought the most splendid editions. They have by our dissenting brethren of the sacred been placed, for the present, in thx nature of the ministerial office; and so hands of the Rey. Mr. M'Guire, si Fredericksburgh, who will deposit them humble and faithful minister of the in the library of that institution as soon Gospel, universally beloved and reas a convenient opportunity is offered. spected by all who knew him, and

greatly regretied by those over whom First Bell in Washington City.

Providence had placed him in the pasThe first Bell erected in the city of toral charge. Scarcely had the grave Washington, and devoted to the pur- closed over the remains of his aged and pose of calling together a Christian reverend father, ere he is also called to congregation for public worship, was give an account of his stewardship. A placed on the 30th of November, 1822, wife and six children are left to mourn in the belfry of St. John's Church. It

the loss of one of the best of husbands, is from the Boston foundry, is well and most affectionate of parents; but, toned, and weighs nearly one thousand having been taught, by precept and expounds.

ample, to say “thy will be done,” will,

we trust, through grace, be enabled to Sunday Scholar's Magazine, or

bear this heavy affliction with becoming Monthly Reward Book. resignation, and to mourn, but “not as A publication under this title, " de

those without hope," having this convoted entirely to the interests of Sunday solation, that their loss is his eternal Schools,” was commenced in London gain. in January, 1821; and its republication

In Maryland, on Sunday, the 22d of has recently been undertaken in Bos- September last, the Rev.

John BRADY, ton, by Mr. Joseph W.Ingraham, at the Rector of William and Mary, and St. moderate price of one dollar a year, if Andrew's parishes, St. Mary's county, paid in advance. The first number is formerly minister of St. George's, NewHefore us. It is a neat pamphlet of 24

York. Mr. Brady was ordained Deax pages, containing several articles very the Right Rev. Bishop Ilobart, on 'Tri

con in Trinity Church, New-York, by the day school and other children, and not nity Sunday, in the year 1811, and uninteresting to adults. « This work is Priest

; in Si. George's Church, Newattached to no particular communion, York, by the same Bishop, in 1813. and it is not even known to what deno

In Delaware, the Rev. JAMES J. mination the conductors belong. Its

BOWDEN, and soon after his wife, Mrs. object is to promote the interests of

Bowden, and their child. Mr. B. Sunday schools generally; and it is

was the son of the late Professor Bowhoped that no matter will ever be found den, of Columbia College. He was orin its pages, which will be objectionable dained Deacon by the RightRev.Bishop to any denomination of Christians.”

Hobart, in St. John's Chapel, NewPersons in the city or vicinity of New York, on Sunday, the 15th of NovemYork, who may wish to patronize this ber,1818, and soon afterwards removed publication, will please to leave their

to Maryland, where it is believed he names at the office of the Christian received Priests' orders from the Right Journal. Mr. Ingraham has also re

Rev. Bishop Kemp. His piety, talents, cently published a Manual for Episco- and sincere attachment to the Church, pal Sunduy Schools, highly recom

gave promise of an useful, and, frona mended by several of the clergy of the his age, a long continued ministry. The Protestant Episcopal Church, which is

Divine Ilead of the Church has seen fit likewise to be liad at the same place.

to cut it short. For his early loss to that Church, and for the bereavement thus

Sustained by an amiable and excellent Obituary Notices.

family, strong consolation and support Dien, on Friday, the 13th of Sep- are afforded by the humble trust of his tember, 1822, after a short illness, at being a partaker of the blessing prohis residences in Cecil county, Mary- nounced on those who die in the Lord. land, the Rev. William NIND, Rector Lately, in Detroit, Michigan Terriof St. Stephen's parish. The deceased tory, the Rev. Alanson W. WELTON, was in the 45th year of his age-an formerly of this diccess.

The Church of England Pastor in the Of Life

and Immortality, and how Country.

Their Brother, as they hope, reposes now; But there are spots in which what little cost

Sorrow and mourning flee away, and pain, The Pastor's hand can proffer is not lost ;

And of their loss they think not, but his gain. Spots where not all the seed his care has thrown By steps like these the saintly Herbert trod, Isi trodden, choked, or withered as 'tis sown.

And to bis "Temple' led the Priest of God. WhereSabbath bells, with sweet and mellow fall, He from St. Paul the gifts of Grace display'd, The willing dwellers of the bamlet call;

Their power affirm'd, their differing parts arAnd Youth, and Age, and all who sojourn there,

ray'd : Bend as one family their hearts in prayer; How those who ruled, with diligence should sway, And in the appointed shepherd of their fold And those who served, with willingness obey; Each seems a common parent to behold. Give with simplicity, with mercy chide, There's not a heart within his little reign,

Love all, and honest things for all provide. But bears to him its pleasure or its pain : By steps like these in many a green abode His lips sweet counsel minister, and give

Still treads the village Priest his lioly road; Life to the Word by which alone we live;

Lalours for bliss above, and tastes below Touch every secret spring that moves the soul, Such sweets as Life's mixed goblet can bestov, Confirm, dissuade, soothe, animate controal; Turn from its bed the torrent rush of woes,

On the Epiphany. And gently stem the joy which overflows.

Guided by the wond'rous Star, On some bright morning, when the golden Sun

Wherefore come the Seers from far ! A three hours' course above the hills has run;

Wherefore from their spicy store And ope'd those eyes which dare not wish for

Present their offerings and adore? morn, And yet, not wishing, fain would have it dawn;

Haste, ye Gentiles, haste and bring The village Bride,her cheek with blushes spread, Oblations to your new-born King; Forth in reluctant willingness is led.

With the sage, in reverend awe,
Before her path her virgin fellows strew

Round the lowly Manger draw.
Fresh-gathered buds of many-meaning hue;
For Love the Rose; the Lily's spotless white

Though among the sons of earth,
For Innocence; the Goldeup for Delight;

Mean his parents, rude his birth, For Truth, the flower that bids us 'not forget;'

To his rising kings shall come, For maiden Modesty, the Violet.

Letter'd Greece and mighty Rome. Anon a jocund troop, in gallant trim,

In Him shall the nations rest; Merry at heart, and light, and lithe of limb,

In Him shall a world be blest; Comes dancing forward, to the measured sound

In Hiin mercy unconfined
Of pipe and tabor, footing its gay round;

Embrace the whole of human kind.
And one most joyous mid the brother bund,
With ribbons on his hat,and garlands in his hand.
Then to the solemn rite the Priest proceeds,

Hezekiah after Sickness. From Isaiah xxxrib. And feels a Father's pleasure while he reads ;

17, &c. Joins hand in hand, as heart is join'd in heart, Raise, my harp, the grateful lay ; And takes their mutual pledge, till Death doth

Pale Disease hath pass’d away; part.

God, omnipotent to save,
And as his lips the enamoured couple bless,

Calls me from the dreary grave.
Fain would his eyes the starting tears suppress; Not
Tears nol of sorrow, for the good man smited,

the silent dead

among And his heart whispered, 'Each is as my child.'

Are his lofty praises spread ;

'Tis the living, who inspire, Or when the lessening year declines away,

Warm with gratitude, the lyre.
Slow dawns the Sun, and early sinks the day;

From the confines of the tomb
When ihe dank gales of Autunin, subtle thief,
Pilfer the widowed branches, leaf by leaf;

Up to light ad life I come:
Which point the Poet's moral as they fly,

Children yet unborn shall sing Man in his generations so must die ;

Of thy mercies, heavenly King. Another rite, perhaps, demands his care,

I, thy hallow'd courts among, The last sad offices a friend can share ;

Oft will pour my morning song: Some grey-hair'd friend, whom, ripen’d for his

Ott my grateful heart shall rise
crown,

Al the evening sacrifice.
Time has not pluck’u, but gently shaken down.
Beneath the Church-yard's venerable shade,

For the Christian Journai.
Hard by the Yew, a recent grave is made;
And round the Patriarch's hearse, in mourning To the Memory of MARY MARTHA, infan?
band,

Daughter of the Rev. George Upfold. Sons, and their sons, and kinsmen's kinsmen

Short was thy pilgrimage on earth, sland;

And transient was thy infant bloom; Next, many an old acquaintance; in the rear

For pain and sickness fiom thy birth
Idlers, and Gossips, not unmoved, appear;

Had mark'd thee for an early lomb,
E’en strangers p:use a moment as they pass,
And turn to moralize, ' All Aesh is grass! Could one sigh, dear babe, restore thee,
There Childhood comes to wonder at the show, E’en that sigh should be repress’d;
And Age to mark where soon itself must go. For sure thou art received in glory,
Till, as the Holy Man, with lifted eyes,

To our kind Redeemer's broast.
Tells how the dead incorruptible rise,

September 18.

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